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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Seoul (KOR) Day 3

With Chinese, Russian, Czech and Italian victories, there was nothing to be seen of last season’s Dutch dominance on the final day of the second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series in Seoul. The Korean World Cup weekend finished with the Ladies’ 1000m, the men’s second 500m, and the Mass Start for both men and Ladies. In total eight different nationalities topped the podiums.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Seoul (KOR) Day 2

Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) took revenge, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) kept winning and Marrit Leenstra (NED) beat fellow-Dutch Ireen Wüst. Leg two of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 in Seoul (KOR) continued with the Men’s 10,000m, the Ladies’ second 500m, the Men’s 1000m and the Ladies’ 1500m on Saturday. In all distances except for the 500m, the Track Record was broken and two skaters set personal best times. Experience proved to be the key in the longest distance, in which 38-year-old Bob de Jong (NED) won with daylight between him and his opponents.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Seoul (KOR) Day 1

The second leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 started in Seoul (KOR). 42-year-old Claudia Pechtstein (GER) won the Ladies’ 5000m, Noa Kodaira (JPN) beat Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) in the ladies’ 500m, Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) took his first World Cup win in the 1500m and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) blasted to another 500m win.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Obihiro (JPN) Day 3

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series continued with the 1500m, the second 500m and the Mass Start for both Ladies and Men on Sunday. Both 1500m and 500m races were won in track record times and five skaters improved their personal best, bringing this weekend’s total to 17. Vanessa Bittner even set a new national record for Austria in the 500m: 38.33.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Obihiro (JPN) Day 2

Debutant Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) is the sprinting revelation of this season’s first ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Obihiro. After his impressive silver medal in the first 500m on Friday, the 20-year-old Russian clinched the gold medal in the 1000m on Saturday. In the Ladies’ event Marrit Leenstra (NED) took her first career 1000m World Cup win. Both the Men’s and the Ladies’ Team Pursuit events were dominated by the Dutch, with the Japanese Ladies taking silver on home soil.

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ISU Speed Skating Media Guide 2014/15

The ISU Speed Skating Media Guide 2014/15 is now available.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Obihiro (JPN) Day 1

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 took off with the Men’s 5000m, the 500m for Ladies and Men and the Ladies’ 3000m in Obihiro (JPN) on Friday. In both long distances the track record was broken a few times and a total of six skaters set a personal best. The record for the oldest World Cup participant was broken by Martin Hänggi (SUI). The 46-year-old skated in the 5000m in the B-division.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2014/15 Preview

The Speed Skating season starts on November 14 with the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series. The first of seven World Cup events takes place in Obihiro (JPN) on November 14 to 16

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Berlin (GER) Media Accreditations

The media information for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Berling (GER) is now available.

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ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Media Accreditations

The media accreditations for the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Series 2014/15 are now open.

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Mass Start Speed Skating Racing Rules & Safety Measures 2014-15

Complementing ISU Technical Rule 253, paragraph 4b and ISU Communication Nos. 1887 and 1889...

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating Media Accreditations

The media accreditations for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2014/15 are now open.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Obihiro

Announcement and forms are available in the Events Calendar...

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ISU Speed Skating Championships 2014/15

Further to ISU Communication No.1891 (Entries ISU Championships 2015), ISU Communication No.1897 contains detailed information on the qualification process and entry procedures for...

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Special Regulations and Technical Rules Speed Skating and Short Track 2014

The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating 2014 have been published...

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 will be organized as a series of International Competitions subject to regulations given in ISU Communication 1889...

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ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15

The ISU Communication 1885 has been published about the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15...

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ISU Course for Speed Skating Referees

The ISU has decided to hold a course for Speed Skating Referees, which will be organized by the ISU Speed Skating Technical Committee and The Russian Skating Union, RSU (as hosting ISU Speed Skating Member) in...

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